Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Clinical Training at COTTAGe

Child and Adolescent OCD, Tic, Trichotillomania, and Anxiety Group (COTTAGe) Practicum Placement

Description of Placement:
This practicum provides training and supervision in assessment and cognitive-behavioral therapies for pediatric OCD, Tic Disorders, Trichotillomania, and Anxiety.  Previous experience in CBT with children and adolescents and/or familiarity with CBT and its application to anxiety and related disorders is required. Applicants should have a master’s degree by this summer. Responsibilities would include 8-10 patient hours per week, conducting diagnostic evaluations, and attending 1 hour of individual and 1½ hours of group supervision weekly.  Though your work would be primarily with youth (5-17yrs), there would be opportunities to take on adult cases, depending on your interests.

Slots Available:

2 days

Who is Eligible:
All graduate students with a master's degree and interest in CBT with children and adolescents. Preference is given to advanced graduate students (3rd and 4th year) with previous experience in anxiety assessment and treatment.

Start-End Date:
July 2018 - June 2017

Application Information:

  • Please e-mail a cover letter, C.V., and 2 letters of reference (at least one clinical) to Dr. Courtney Weiner at
  • We will only consider applications sent after December 15th.
  • All applications are due by the Tuesday after Martin Luther King Day, which is January 16th in 2018.
  • Applicants will be informed about interviews on or before Monday, January 22nd.

Interviews will be scheduled between January 22nd and February 23rd.

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